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Craig Middle School wrestles its way to Western Slope championship

The season is far from over for the wrestlers of Craig Middle School. The Bulldogs claimed a title as the best of twelve schools in the area at the Western Slope Championship Saturday in Meeker.

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Moffat County girls soccer season kicks into gear

A rocky first game is a distant memory for the members of the Moffat County High School girls soccer team, now ready to play a lengthy, solid season. Now four games into their year, the Bulldogs are tearing up their new home field and loving it with a 3-1 record to date.

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Craig Middle School wrestlers rock districts, ready for more

The young grapplers of Craig Middle School wrestling are on track to complete their season at the highest levels. The Bulldogs took second as a team and placed 13 individual members of the team March 14 at the district tournament in Oak Creek. Five CMS wrestlers took home the gold — Dagan White, Phoenix Harris, Isaiah Herod, Jared Atkin and Jefferson Piatt.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 20, 2015: Tickets available Friday for inaugural season of planned hockey team

A semi-professional hockey team is in the works for Craig, and residents have the chance to get free tickets to the first home game in October at Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.

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Moffat County girls soccer takes Basalt, 4-2

League opener puts Bulldogs at 1-0 in 3A Western Slope

MCHS girls are 3-1 overall after their second win this week, a 4-2 victory against Basalt, marking the first Western Slope League game of the season, the Bulldogs now 1-0 in the conference.

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Moffat County girls track 6th in Rifle, boys 17th

Girls 800-meter sprint medley team wins, all athletes making strides

The Moffat County High School track and field teams continue to find success as their seasons progress, the girls placing sixth and the boys 17th at the Rifle Invitational held March 13.

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Moffat County's Matt Hamilton signs with Mesa football

One of Moffat County High School’s own is moving on to the next level. Surrounded by his coaches and parents, Matt Hamilton signed papers today at MCHS to play football for Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

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Moffat County winter sports acknowledge accomplishments

Many were the honors Monday night as the Moffat County High School winter sports teams gave their athletes a collective pat on the back for seasons well done. MCHS basketball, wrestling, girls swimming and cheer teams were the center of attention during a ceremony to cap off the winter sports year, as was the Craig Youth Hockey Association Midget team, consisting primarily of MCHS students.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 16, 2015: Moffat County High School hosting winter sports night awards

Moffat County High School will honor its winter sports teams during an awards night for athletics and activities at 6:30 p.m. March 16 at MCHS. Families will be assigned desserts and beverages to contribute. For more information, call 970-824-7036 or 970-629-3628.

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Bulldog Sports for the week of March 16, 2015

The coming week in sports for Craig and Moffat County.

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Moffat County baseball claims two wins Saturday vs. Aspen

The Moffat County High School baseball team doubled up on wins Saturday in its first two home games, 9-2 and 6-5, against Aspen.

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Moffat County girls hoops team ends season 20-7

Coach looking forward to return to state next year

Only six basketball teams in the 3A division were able to round out their season with 27 games, and among them were the Moffat County High School girls, who placed sixth in the state playoffs with their final game a 49-40 loss to the Eaton Reds Saturday morning.

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Moffat County baseball ready to slug it out

With players turning out in droves this year, the Moffat County High School baseball team won’t be hurting for kids to fill out the field. MCHS baseball’s roster includes 37 players this season, and coaches Justin Folley and Keith Gille couldn’t be more pleased with the numbers participating in America’s pastime. With more than half of these players freshmen, there will be enough to field a junior varsity team in addition to giving the rookies playing time in the bigger games.

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8-1 win vs. Rangely boosts Moffat County soccer spirit

The Moffat County High School girls varsity soccer team won big in its first home match of the season, an 8-1 rout of the Rangely Panthers that put the team at 1-1 in a game that was the exact opposite of their first.

Craig Sports Briefs for March 14, 2015: Craig Daily Press offers March Madness contest

If you’ve got a head for college basketball as it heads into the biggest tournament of the year, catch the fever online with the Craig Daily Press Battle of the Brackets.